From economics to management, Cornell's Precollege online and on-campus* courses in business broaden understanding and introduce new skills. Through these and other courses high school students can study with renowned faculty and earn Ivy League credit. *On-campus courses are subject to change...(more)
- Listing Type: Summer Programs
- Program Delivery: Day, Residential, Online
- Provided By: College
- Session Start: May, June, July, August
- Session Length: Six Weeks, Three Weeks
- Entering Grade: 10th, 11th, 12th
- Gender: Coed
- Category: Academic
- Sub-Categories: Architecture, Business, Writing, Animals/Nature, Entrepreneurship, Biology, Arts, Classics, Environmental Science, Humanities, Study Skills
- Selective: Yes
- Ages: 15, 16, 17, 18
- Minimum Cost: > $3,000
- Career Clusters: Architecture and Construction, Business Management and Administration, Government and Public Administration, Health Science, Hospitality and Tourism, Information Technology
- Credit Awarded: No
- Call: (607) 255-6203
Get a head start on college by earning credits from Cornell online or on campus.* You can choose from dozens of regular university courses, work with Cornell faculty, study alongside undergraduates, and improve your college study skills.
Choose from three- or six-week undergraduate courses, in which you'll earn transferrable credits in subjects from architecture to business, hospitality, engineering, health, international relations, science, social change, veterinary medicine, and more. Courses are taught by some of Cornell's best professors.
Most online courses are delivered via the web-based learning system Canvas. You'll view the class lectures on your own schedule and complete your assignments within a scheduled time frame. Some courses may offer you the option of getting a head start on your classwork. Generally, you'll interact with the instructor and other students via email, discussion boards, interactive chat rooms, video conferences, and/or phone.
Residential Summer Program*
Take fascinating college courses, study with top Cornell faculty, earn college credits, enjoy the gorgeous campus, and make friends from around the world!
You'll choose from three- or six-week undergraduate courses, in which you'll earn transferrable credits in subjects from architecture to business, hospitality, engineering, health, international relations, science, social change, veterinary medicine, and more. Courses are taught by Cornell faculty, giving you an unrivaled learning experience with some of the university's best professors.
You'll also experience the excitement of college life at a great Ivy League university as you stay in a residence hall with classmates, eat meals in the campus dining centers, and spend free time attending special events. Our residential staff provides supervision and round-the-clock support.
Plus, you'll attend a college fair, get insider tips during college admissions workshops, and receive one-on-one counseling about your essays, application materials, and how to make the best impression on a college admissions committee.
Online or on campus, classes are top-notch
The grades and credits you earn will be recorded on an official Cornell transcript and are generally transferable toward a degree at Cornell or elsewhere.
If you’re selected for one Cornell's Precollege Programs you’ll join about 1,000 other high school students from around the world.
Choose among a wide variety of challenging programs, including:
- Computer ScienceDesign
- Hotel Management
- International Relations
- Social Entrepreneurship
- Veterinary Medicine
- …or design your own!
After selecting your program, you'll enroll in one or more of Cornell's fast-paced and rigorous undergraduate courses and enjoy the rare opportunity to work closely with some of the university’s most outstanding professors.
Cost and Session Information
- Three-week Session 1 (May 31–June 17, 2022): Online courses only
- Three-week Session 2 (June 21–July 8, 2022): Online and on-campus* courses
- Three-week Session 3 (July 11–July 29, 2022): Online and on-campus* courses
- Six-week Session (June 21–August 2, 2022): Online and on-campus* courses
*On-campus courses subject to change. Please note that residential programs begin at least a day earlier and end a day later than class dates to facilitate moving in and out of the dorms.